Update: Yousef Ahmed Amira, 18, Brain Dead in Ramallah Hospital

2 August 2008

On July 30, 2008, after the funeral of 10 year old Ahmed Mousa of Ni’lin who was shot in the head by the Israeli Occupation Forces on July 29, Yousef Ahmed Amira was shot in the head by Israeli forces from an illegally close range with two plastic-coated steel bullets, both of which entered his skull. He was rushed to a hospital in Ramallah where he remains in a clinically dead state with no brain function and on life-support.